The Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Institute & Research Centre is one of the best cancer institutes in the country that has attained a name for high quality healthcare. The Institute, which is located in the heart of Hyderabad, is exclusively dedicated for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of cancer. Today, it is recognized as one of the top 15 best cancer hospitals in India.
The need for a modern cancer institute was the dream of late Smt Nandamuri Basava Taraka Rama Rao, wife of late Sri N T Rama Rao, former Chief Minister of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh. She succumbed to the deadly disease and the Basavatarkam Indo American Cancer Hospital was founded in her memory. The Research Institute was inaugurated in June 2000 by the former Prime Minister of India Sri Atal Bihari Vajapayee.
Today, the Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute is a non-profit making organization that bestows care and treatment of world standards available to everyone at affordable prices. The Institute is professionally run by two Boards of Trustees – Smt Nandamuri Basavataraka Ramarao Memorial Cancer Foundation India, and the Indo American Cancer Organization, USA.
The Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Centre is a haven for those whose very lives are being stalked by this killer disease. The Institute has been recognized as one of the best cancer hospitals in the country.
The Surgical Oncology department has a team of qualified and very well trained surgical oncologists who are well accomplished to carry out the most complex surgeries on all type of cancers of the body as per the latest approved international standards and protocols. The Institute has one of the largest radiation oncology departments in Asia with 6 Linear accelerators, High Dose rate Brach therapy Unit, CT-Simulator, Digital Conventional Simulator and tele-cobalt unit. The Medical Oncology department caters to all the needs of cancer patients and ranks as one of the best centers in India. The state-of-the-art bone marrow transplantation unit is well recognized throughout the country for its excellence.